An Organization at Architecture Capability Maturity Level 4 has Enterprise Architecture process is part of its culture, with strong linkages to other core IT and business processes. Quality metrics associated with the architecture process are captured. These metrics include the cycle times necessary to generate Enterprise Architecture revisions, technical environment stability, and time to implement a new or upgraded application or system.
The organizations who wish to become organized and Follow contemporary IT Service model must be guided by an Enterprise Architecture Framework. IT Service Model has 4 distinct phases namely PLAN, BUILD, DELIVER and RUN. While this transformation of PLAN happens into runnable object the transformation flows from Conceptual to Logical to Realized Service Models.
TOGAF is a collaborative method to align business with IT. TOGAF is the PLAN and ITSM is Solution. Key to business success in planning which in other words is called Strategy, Goal or Objective. Once the Organization has clearly defined its Goal then it is easy to find solution. TOGAF helps us identify the Goal. It simplifies the Problem Space.
We conduct corporate program within Organization premises or at a Venue where participants are from only one organization. Following are the advantages of a corporate course:
- The course will be conducted at a date/time convenient for the client
- We can customize the course to suit client specific requirements
- These can be used for team building corporate events rather than just a training
- We can include sessions involving client organization specific solutions and tools
- Client has the opportunity to discuss market opportunities, how to spot them, competition , and how to maximize client organization specific business service
- Client teams can discuss internal challenges and specific customer segments and prospects without worrying about confidentiality
Business Benefits of Enterprise Architecture
- It helps an organization achieve its business strategy
- Faster time to market for new innovations and capabilities
- More consistent business processes and information across business units
- More reliability and security, less risk
- A more efficient business operation
- A more efficient IT operation
- Better return on existing investment
- Reduced risk for future investment
- Faster, simpler, and cheaper procurement
How will TOGAF enable Front Line of an IT Services Organization?
An Organization’s capability to deliver is as strong as that of the Front Line professionals. They are the ones who interact with customers, execute POC and Projects, Participate in trouble shootings, go to Lunch with the customer and even play management games across teams. They should have more value to offer than just great technical and soft skills. In simple terms, they should help align business and IT for the customer.
Fortune 500 organizations are using TOGAF to manage Enterprise Architecture and are using its language consistently with vendors. If Customer-Facing staff is TOGAF enabled then their quality of customer engagement will improve, leading to an increase in business pie.
- Experienced Developers
- Development Team Leaders
- Enterprise Architects
- Business Architects
- Program / Project Managers
- Business Analysts
- Security Architects
- Solution Architects
- Application Architects
- Data Architects
- Information Architects
- Infrastructure Architects
- Overview of Enterprise Architecture
- Overview of TOGAF
- Components of TOGAF
- Architecture Governance
- Enterprise Continuum
- Architecture Repositories & Tools
- Architecture Content Framework and Metamodels
- Overview of TOGAF ADM
- TOGAF ADM Phases in Detail
- Sample Techniques for doing architecture
- Sample Artifacts to consider
- Architecture Partitioning and Iterations
- Difference between Enterprise Architecture and Solution Architecture
Banking Industry Reference Model:
The Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN) is a not-for-profit organization with over 70 members worldwide. It was founded in 2008 by (amongst others): SAP®, Microsoft®, ING, IBM®, and Credit Suisse.
BIAN is an association of banks, solution providers, and educational institutions with the shared aim of defining a semantic service operation standard for the banking industry. BIAN’s expectation is that a standard definition of the business functions and service interactions that describe the general internal workings of any bank will be a significant benefit to the industry.
Retail Industry Reference Model:
ARTS : Association for Retail Technology Standards
The Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS) is an international standards organization dedicated to reducing the costs of technology through standards. Since 1993, ARTS has been delivering application standards exclusively to the retail industry. ARTS has four standards: The Standard Relational Data Model, UnifiedPOS, ARTS XML and the Standard RFPs. It is a division of the National Retail Federation. These standards enable the rapid implementation of technology within the retail industry by developing standards to ease integration of software applications and hardware devices. ARTS offers testing services to verify that applications accurately incorporate these standards.
Hundreds of leading retailers and vendors worldwide contribute in shaping the ARTS Data Model. The ARTS Data Model is known as the information standard in the retail industry and provides a comprehensive design document containing all data elements and definitions required to support retail applications.
ARTS BUSINESS PROCESS MODELS
Business Process Models (BPM) illustrate how a retailer chooses to do business, and the models are a tool that can help you identify strengths and weaknesses in how you manage your business and your strategy. The Business Process Models subcommittee has developed business process maps to describe the business processes commonly used to operate in retail.
Health Industry Reference Model:
HL7 International – International healthcare informatics interoperability standards
Founded in 1987, Health Level Seven International (HL7) is a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited standards developing organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive framework and related standards for the exchange, integration, sharing, and retrieval of electronic health information that supports clinical practice and the management, delivery and evaluation of health services. HL7 is supported by more than 1,600 members from over 50 countries, including 500+ corporate members representing healthcare providers, government stakeholders, payers, pharmaceutical companies, vendors/suppliers, and consulting firms.
Learn more about HL7